Wireless Atop the Quad-Play Heap for AT&T?

The Wall Street Journal reports on AT&T's announced management restructuring today that puts wireless division chief Ralph de la Vega in charge of a broader consumer markets division. This division will encompass television (U-verse), telephone, wireless and broadband services. This…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

Here are the highlights from the TKG blog last week, in case you missed any posts. Click below to read each post in full. EADP Conference: Thoughts on Pricing Strategy Among the interesting sessions here at the European Association of…

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EADP Conference: Thoughts on Pricing Strategy

Among the interesting sessions here at the European Association of Directory Publishers’ annual congress here in Athens, I thought I’d share a few takeaways from a presentation regarding pricing strategy. The speaker was Mark Billige of Simon-Kucher & Partners. The issue…

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Jivox Claims 600 Web Sites in Network

Earlier in the week, Jivox grew its publisher network where it distributes the self-serve videos that small-business advertisers create. Like a growing crop of local video producers, these are stock videos that are customized with text and logos. I just…

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MySpace Kicks Off Self-Serve Advertising

Fox Interactive Media’s MySpace is seeking to jump-start local and small-business advertising by launching a homegrown Self-Serve Ad Service. Initial advertisers are likely to be rock bands -- the first major segment to have adopted MySpace itself -- but the…

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Extensions of LinkedIn (Continued)

I like all the services using LinkedIn as their platform for social networking. The local implications haven’t really come into focus yet, but the latest publisher to put something out is BusinessWeek, with its Business Exchange. Developed by former PowerOne…

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Web.com Partners With MerchantCircle

Web.com announced today that it will bundle its Web creation and hosting services with MerchantCircle's online product suite for small and medium-sized businesses. This will include analytics and search engine optimization services for Web sites that SMBs create. This represents…

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Hispanic Yellow Pages of America Ceases Operations

Hispanic Yellow Pages of America has ceased operations, according to a notice distributed on Monday via ELINC, a Yellow Pages Association’s electronic newsletter providing updates on the directory industry to the CMR community.  Chicago-based  HYPA had grown primarily through acquisitions…

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Jivox Extends Publisher Network

Online video creation tool and ad network Jivox today announced that it will bring a series of new publishers into the network. These include Examiner.com, Acuweather.com and MediaNews Group. This will add more locally relevant inventory to its network and…

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Android Arrives in Style

After more than a year of speculation about a "GPhone," the Google-powered G1 phone was unveiled today in New York. As we reported last month, this will be a T-Mobile phone (built by HTC), and it will be available to…

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